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American Indian Media Today

Tribes Maintain Majority Ownership as Independent Journalists Seek Growth

By Jodi Rave / Last Updated 2018 December 6th

This is the first in a series of reports commissioned by Democracy Fund to shine a spotlight on the important role of media by and for diverse communities in the United States. Through a series of interviews with Native media practitioners and experts, Jodi Rave of the Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance reports on the major trends and challenges for American Indian media today. The report also offers recommendations for funders and advocates who want to support the growth of independent news media in Indian Country.